Also known as Tuinal, Amytal, and Amytal Sodium
Amobarbital (formerly known as amylobarbitone) is a drug that is a barbiturate derivative. It has sedative-hypnotic properties. It is a white crystalline powder with no odor and a slightly bitter taste. It was first synthesized in Germany in 1923. If amobarbital is taken for extended periods of time, physical and psychological dependence can develop.Source: Wikipedia
Patients are most commonly prescribed amobarbital to treat rabies, blastomycosis, west nile virus, and pick disease.